7 main movie roles of Soviet rock musicians

7 main movie roles of Soviet rock musicians

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Russian rock as a phenomenon was widely announced in the second half of the 80s of the last century. And some directors decided to use it, inviting rock musicians who were rapidly gaining popularity to the main roles instead of professional actors. Let's remember these films.

7 main movie roles of Soviet rock musicians

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7 main movie roles of Soviet rock musiciansThe first thing that comes to mind is, of course, "Needle" with Viktor Tsoi.

7 main movie roles of Soviet rock musiciansA furious success — Tsoi on the cover of the "Soviet Screen" and the winner of the "Best Actor of the Year" contest.

7 main movie roles of Soviet rock musiciansBut he was not the first: in 1985, Alexander Stefanovich entrusted the main role to Andrei Makarevich in the film "Start Over", where he played a young and talented musician who is in a creative impasse.

7 main movie roles of Soviet rock musiciansA couple of years later, "The Cracker" with Konstantin Kinchev is released on the screens.

7 main movie roles of Soviet rock musiciansBy the way, there was also a cover of the "Soviet Screen".

7 main movie roles of Soviet rock musiciansIt is impossible not to recall the famous "Assa" of Sergei Solovyov, although calling Africa a musician is probably too bold, but nevertheless.

7 main movie roles of Soviet rock musiciansYuri Shevchuk in 1990 starred in the title role in the surrealist fiction of Sergei Selyanov (who is better known not as a director, but as a producer) — "Spirits day".

7 main movie roles of Soviet rock musiciansIn the same year, Pavel Lungin's Taxi Blues with Pyotr Mamonov in the title role (which many noticed in the same "Needle" by Rashid Nugmanov) was released. Much later there will be more "Island" and "Tsar", but this is another time and a separate conversation.

7 main movie roles of Soviet rock musiciansIn 1991, another film with a rock musician in the title role was released - "The Sucker is the winner of Water" with Sergey Kuryokhin.

You can also remember Garik Sukachev in "Fatal Eggs" or Oleg Garkusha in "I also want". But it was already another movie of another country and another time.

Keywords: 80s | Musicians | Rock | Rockers | Roles | Ussr | Movies

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